First Fremont Staff


Pastor: Rev. Drew Sweetman; phone: 231.924.6222; email:

Pastor Drew began his ministry at First CRC on October 1, 2016.  He previously served the Spring Lake CRC for 9 years after a 4-year internship at Immanuel CRC in Hudsonville, MI.  After 5 years as a lab chemist and 8 years working as a retirement plan administrator and consultant, Pastor Drew felt a call to full-time ministry.  He graduated from Western Theological Seminary in 2006, completed the Ecclesiastical Program for Ministerial Candidacy at Calvin Theological Seminary, and was ordained in the CRCNA in 2007.  Pastor Drew has a passion for preaching the gospel and for reaching people for Christ.  His other passions include the New York Mets, coaching high school softball, and gardening.  Pastor Drew is married to Becki, and they have five children, a daughter-in-law and one grandson.

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Young Life Church Partner/Youth Director: Kyle Mullin; phone: 231.924.2460 ext. 15; email:

Kyle joined the staff of First Fremont on August 15, 2018 as the Young Life Church Partner and Youth Director.  In his role with Young Life, Kyle will be assigned to Fremont Middle School.  In his role at First Fremont, Kyle will be responsible for both middle school and high school students.  Kyle recently graduated from Hope College with a major in psychology and a minor in youth ministry.  He has been involved with Young Life since high school and is excited to expand his connection to Young Life as a Church Partner.  Kyle hails from Lisle, IL and is quickly adjusting to life in Fremont.  

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Secretary: Becki Sweetman; phone: 231.924.2460; email:

Becki started working at First CRC in August 2017.  A graduate of Trinity Christian College with a degree in elementary education, Becki has 12 years of experience as a library assistant in Hudsonville and Fremont.  Becki has enjoyed getting to know "how things work" at First CRC and has been busy updating our publications and keeping things running smoothly at the church.  Becki's hours vary each week; her schedule is posted each week in the bulletin.  She is married to Pastor Drew and enjoys reading, gardening, and spending time with her five children and grandson.


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Custodian: Rich Cosens; phone: 231.924.2460

Rich began working as our custodian on January 1, 1997.  Rich is responsible for cleaning and maintaining the inside of our building.  We are thankful for his service to our congregation and for his commitment to keeping the church clean and ready for all of our events.  Rich is married to Pam and they are blessed with 4 children and 10 grandchildren.  In his spare time, Rich and Pam enjoy camping and spending time with their family.